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  • Community reacts to Kim Jong Il's death

    Community reacts to Kim Jong Il's death
    Images of military planes flashed on a large TV screen at the Good Barbershop. A South Korean newscaster reported the country was on high alert following reports of Kim Jong Il’s death. The passing of the North Korean dictator had been a hot topic...
  • Mendte: What's Next For N. Korea

    Mendte: What's Next For N. Korea
    There is a real opportunity in North Korea, if the White House doesn't blow it. The opportunity comes in the wake of the death of the dictator Kim Jong-il and his expected replacement by his son Kim Jong-un. Relations between the US and North Korea...
  • Mendte On Kim Jong-Il

    Mendte On Kim Jong-Il
    There is a real opportunity in North Korea, if the White House doesn't blow it.  The opportunity comes in the wake of the death of the dictator Kim Jong-il and his expected replacment by his son Kim Jong-un.   Relations between the US and North Korea...
  • Photos: The world reacts to the death of Kim Jong Il

    <b>Photos:</b> The world reacts to the death of Kim Jong Il
  • Marriottsville humanitarian hopes for change in North Korea

    Marriottsville humanitarian hopes for change in North Korea
    He was born into freedom in Pusan, South Korea, 60 years ago. Still, Jong C. Jang of Marriottsville spent much of his boyhood hearing his father, Ok Kyun Jang, rhapsodize about growing up in a place about 350 miles to the north. Families were close-...
  • The U.S. shouldn't prop up tyrants, even if they're on 'our' side

    I awoke Monday to news that North Korea's tyrant, Kim Jong Il, is dead ("Kim Jong Il, 1942-2011: Enigmatic leader," Dec. 19). The article in The Sun was part of a confluence of events that include the military hearing at Fort Meade for accused Pentagon...
  • Merriam Webster's word of the year

    Merriam Webster's word of the year
    At first blush, the late North Korean leader Kim Jong-il would appear to have little in common with Keith Olbermann, Steve Jobs and Moammar Gadhafi. (Well, maybe a little in common with Gadhafi. But stay with us here for a minute.) Despite their distinct...
  • Korea's Kims: A Confucian dynasty where family runs deep

    The death of North Korean dictator Kim Jong Il has taken the world by surprise, but it is no surprise that his son, Kim Jong Un, is his likely successor. This is despite the fact that Marxist-Leninist theory that is said to underlie the Pyongyang...
  • On North Korea, caution is better than rash words

    On North Korea, caution is better than rash words
    Perhaps there has been nothing more baffling to American eyes than the photographs of hordes of obviously grief-stricken North Koreans mourning the death of their 69-year-old dictator, Kim Jong Il. Under his reign and that of his father, the people of the...
  • Sacha Baron Cohen brings dictators to Oscars

    Sacha Baron Cohen brings dictators to Oscars
    Sacha Baron Cohen crashed the Oscars red carpet Sunday as "The Dictator," dumping the "ashes" of late North Korean leader Kim Jong-il on Ryan Seacrest and the red carpet. Dressed as Admiral General Aladeen, "The Dictator" from his upcoming movie, he...
  • Oscars' French Kiss

    Oscars' French Kiss
    Hollywood got it right on Sunday, as Adam Sandler picked up a record 11 Razzie nominations. Congratulations, Adam, you deserve it! Oh, right, the Oscars. As expected, "The Artist," the best picture nominated for best picture, took home the top prize at...